Family: Geometridae

70.239 Purple Thorn Selenia tetralunaria

There are 294 county records of 411 individuals from 57 different sites. First recorded in 1917.

Individual records comprise of: [410 Adult] [1 Larval] .

Occurrence by month (Adults)

Apr
52
May
76
Jun
90
Jul
49
Aug
140
Sep
3

Earliest: 03 Apr 2017 - Latest: 06 Sep 2016

Historical Abundance

2018
41
2017
34
2016
30
2015
43
2014
64
2013
41
2012
9
2011
27
2010
18
2009
1

Records (Individuals) by Vice County

VC67
217 (325)
VC68
77 (86)

Status Grade 2

Larval food plants

13. Broadleaved trees
Alder Alnus glutinosa
Common Hawthorn Crataegus monogyna
Downy Birch Betula pubescens
Hazel Corylus avellana
Midland Hawthorn Crataegus laevigata
Oak Quercus spp
Silver Birch Betula pendula

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